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Industry

The fourth industrial revolution is here: digital transformation. An opportunity for businesses to change the way they engage their customers, empower their employees, optimize their operations, and transform their products. The results can be staggering – organizations mature in their digital transformation journeys generate an average of US$100 million more in operating income each year than those who lag behind.*

Benefits

To empower people to do their best work, companies can start by fostering a culture of work that embraces the trends in the workplace that make work inspiring for everyone. It’s these trends and this new culture of work that has motivated Microsoft to rethink its approach to delivering services for the modern workplace. And that’s Microsoft 365!

Grow with managed services

  • Deliver digital transformation solutions to take advantage of significant growth opportunities in financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, government, and retail.

  • Address industry-specific security and compliance concerns by leveraging Microsoft Advanced Security solutions like Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), Office 365, and Windows 10 Enterprise.

Industry solutions help you increase your relevance and profitability while differentiating your practice from the competition. In fact, partners who’ve invested in building industry solutions have reported increases in revenue of up to 340 percent and margin uplifts of up to 75 percent.**

Differentiate your offerings

  • Help healthcare customers improve patient outcomes and optimize processes with Virtual Health and Care Collaboration solutions built on Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and Skype for Business.

  • Help manufacturing customers empower factory and field workers while minimizing downtime with service and operations management solutions built on Teams, SharePoint, StaffHub, Skype for Business, and Yammer.

Industry solutions help you increase your relevance and profitability while differentiating your practice from the competition. In fact, partners who’ve invested in building industry solutions have reported increases in revenue of up to 340 percent and margin uplifts of up to 75 percent.**

Increase deal size

  • Deliver solutions that serve all employees and bridge the divide between information workers and firstline workers.

  • Expand your offering to include Microsoft 365 powered devices and device-management services.

  • Build and resell first and third party applications that extend the Microsoft 365 platform.

Industry solutions help you increase your relevance and profitability while differentiating your practice from the competition. In fact, partners who’ve invested in building industry solutions have reported increases in revenue of up to 340 percent and margin uplifts of up to 75 percent.**

Partner go-dos

  1. Familiarize yourself with the industry opportunity from the Gartner Industry Addressability Report and take advantage of the Microsoft 365 practice development resources for Collaboration, Security and Compliance, and Modern Device.
  2. Create industry offerings such as Health Team Collaboration solutions.
  3. Engage customers and use the following industry-specific customer-ready assets.

Resources

Industry Partner Showcase

Avanade

From the back office to Frontline doctors and nurses, Avanade helps our clients deliver more effective, efficient, and affordable healthcare. Our Digital Workplace practice utilizes the secure and regulatory compliant Microsoft toolset to give caregivers access to the information, applications, collaboration, and automation they need to work more effectively—any place, any time, and on their device of choice. At HIMSS18, Avanade will present a case study of how we used Microsoft Teams to deliver a Virtual Tumor Board that is driving higher utilization while creating a better work experience for caregivers.

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New Signature

As life expectancy increases and health issues become more complex, patient care must become more connected and focused on preventive, continuous health. Microsoft 365 and Azure are opening up new opportunities to meet these challenges head on and enable Healthcare organisations and professionals to change the way they work. New Signature’s Healthcare Team Collaboration Labs use Microsoft’s latest digital workplace solutions together with prototype use case templates to help you reimagine your team communication, collaboration and connected patient care.

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Rapid Circle

The Incident Reporting solution helps healthcare institutions prioritize, automate and analyze your current incident reporting process. By using Microsoft Teams as a hub for your healthcare team to collaborate and report incidents, they are enabled to help professionalize current processes and improve on patient handling.

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SADA Systems

Serving the needs of healthcare organizations nationwide, SADA Systems specializes in collaboration, virtual health, telemedicine, cybersecurity, data and analytics, and custom application development. We are excited to leverage Microsoft Teams to further empower collaboration solutions for health teams. With a proven track record in enterprise consulting, cloud platform migration, custom application development, managed services, user adoption, and change management, SADA successfully enables healthcare organizations by delivering on all Microsoft Cloud solutions.

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Slalom

Slalom’s “Jumpstart your productivity with Teams” offering enables health organizations to drive productivity by leveraging Microsoft Teams as the hub for teamwork. The offering takes a user-centric approach to identify appropriate personas and collaboration scenarios and determine dependencies. This offering enables health organizations to roll out Teams in just three days by providing a comprehensive adoption and change management plan, in addition to a roadmap for care collaboration execution in healthcare scenarios.

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* Keystone Strategy interviews Oct 2015 – Mar 2016. Based on interviews with 340+ leading enterprises comparing data platform maturity with business performance, controlling for company size and industry. Incremental operating income of US$100 million is based on median company revenue of US$3.4 billion.

** Research conducted by Grant Thornton in June 2017